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Last month, our seniors participated in a College Kid for a Day event where they shadowed their Tulane student senior mentors as they went through a normal day at college. Students sat in on classes, checked out the dining halls, and surveyed study spaces, all the while getting important insight into what it's really like to … Continue reading College Kid for a Day—a day in review
We are beyond pleased to introduce our team of dedicated, engaged Tulane student interns working with us this semester. Interns at Upward Bound fill a wide variety of roles, from coordinating transportation and scholarship logistics to serving as Senior Mentors to our students who are going on to college next year. Whether working behind the … Continue reading Meet our interns!
How do your turn your passions into a major, and how do you turn that major into a career? These are some of the most important questions for college students and college-bound high schoolers. We'll be answering these questions and more at the Tulane Upward Bound "Major to Career" workshop this Saturday. Guest speakers will share their … Continue reading “Major to Career” workshop this Saturday
If you're in high school, the future---especially college---can sometimes seem far off. College sounds like another world, one filled with new responsibilities, intense study sessions, and an all-you-can-eat smorgasbord of junk food. Campus tours are one great way to start exploring this world, but they only give you one side of the story. What they … Continue reading College Kid for a Day event!
This summer, our high school seniors and a few select juniors and sophomores traveled to Chicago to tour colleges and sightsee around the city. Even though it was the beginning of July, us New Orleanians thought the 65 degree weather was quite chilly! But it was a nice break from the heat and humidity of our … Continue reading Chicago Trip, Summer 2015
Four of our Upward Bound students have entered the professional world and are currently interns in different departments across Tulane's campus. After their summer school ends at 12:30 pm, they head off to their internship and work from 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Our interns are absolutely loving the opportunity to have some real-life professional experience! … Continue reading Our Student Internships!